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Dr. Jason Ryder is a biochemical engineer and entrepreneur with experience in process and product development, engineering design, scale up, and commercialization in the industrial biotech and food tech sectors. His professional work has ranged from small molecules to proteins with applications spanning sustainable chemicals, fuels, materials, and foods. Jason is currently CTO and Co-Founder of Miraculex, a startup company focused on making protein sweeteners and products. Prior to Miraculex, he served in technical leadership roles at Amyris, Bolt Threads, and Hampton Creek/JUST. Jason earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, where he has recently returned to help grow and develop the next great generations of bioprocess engineers and scientists.